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Self Drive Road Trips (Downunder, Southern Africa, Costa Rica, Europe, Malaysia)


  • Road Sign in Australia
  • Road sign in New Zealand
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For the independent minded traveller who likes to make up their own mind as to the itinerary they would enjoy and the pace at which they wish to travel, Goway makes it easy to plan a vacation.

Whether it is a self drive car or a Motorhome, we have supplied several suggested itineraries in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, three countries which lend themselves perfectly to this type of arrangement. We also offer self drive in Costa Rica and Europe.

So let Goway, not only arrange the transportation for you but also, where required, accommodation so that when you travel, you don’t have to worry about making overnight arrangements at the last minute. If you are not sure of the itinerary you want, we have already prepared day by day suggested routings to make sure you drive to the places you should be visiting. And naturally all itineraries can be modified according to your needs and requirements.

Sometimes distances are great and it might make sense, if choosing more than one itinerary, to fly between cities to make sure you see what is important. Whether you like a small car or a larger model, Goway has the car for you – manual or automatic, there is a choice.

In Australia, you can rent a car or a Motorhome. We offer suggested itineraries from 4 to 16 days in 7 States so there is plenty of variety.

For New Zealand, again, a car or Motorhome rental is available. You can choose from 11 different itineraries covering both the North and the South Islands. So once again, the choice is unrestricted.

South Africa is a large country but with the 4 itineraries Goway currently offers, you will be able to experience the highlights that are not to be missed. An amazing self-drive also exists for Namibia.

Europe too is a perfect area for self-drive. Your problem is to choose what are you should visit. We have many suggestions for you to consider.

So let us do the pre planning and then hand over the keys for an unforgettable vacation!

All Downunder clients receive Goway's Co-Pilot Kit of goodies (maps, directions, discounts).

You will probably require accommodation before and after your self-drive vacation. We will be happy to book this for you.

Because of vast distances in Australia you should consider flying between some destinations.

Special airpasses, available through GowayAir could be of interest to you.


 

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Self-Drives

  • Grand Norway Self-Drive: Bergen, Geiranger, Alesund & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Wind your way past stunning fjords, central highlands and picture-perfect towns like Bergen and Trondheim while driving to Norway’s top destinations. Encounter waterfalls, glaciers, UNESCO World Heritage sites, hair-raising mountain roads and dramatic coastlines all in one road trip.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Norway See Trip Details
  • Basque Country Adventure Self-drive: Bilbao, Pamplona, San Sebastian

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Get off the beaten path in Spain's Basque Country on a 6 day self-drive experience! Discover a unique culture, rich in history, modern architecture and wonderful gastronomy. See the famous Guggenheim, the beaches of San Sebastian, the legendary Pamplona, try the pintxos and fall in love with the dramatic landscape, language and famous wines.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 808
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Spain See Trip Details
  • Bay of Islands Self Drive

    Drive north from Auckland to beautiful Bay of Islands. Enjoy some leisure time and get to know the area before visiting the superb beaches of Cape Reinga, New Zealand’s northernmost point.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 549
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Classic Wine Trail Self Drive

    Famous for its wines, embark on a self drive through New Zealand’s Classic Wine Trail sampling gourmet food while taking in culture and some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,889
    Trip Type:
    Romance & Honeymoon, Self-Drives
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Coast & Hinterland Self Drive

    Spend a week with a self drive car from Brisbane with stops along the Sunshine Coast with its dramatic cliff scenery and white sandy beaches. You will also have a guided overnight tour to Fraser Island plus a stay in the hinterland of the region.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,129
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Coast & Rainforest: Self Drive

    Experience a canopy ride and explore hanging bridges in Blanco River Canyon. In Liberia, hike to the Chorreras Waterfall then embark on a horseback ride to Rincon de la Vieja National Park.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,001
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Costa Rica See Trip Details
  • Denmark Self-Drive: Copenhagen, Roskilde, Odense & Arhus

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Denmark is a land of fairy tales, boasting colourful harbours, charming timber houses and impressive royal palaces. Visit the royal palace in Copenhagen, celebrate the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen in Odense and get your fill of museums in Arhus.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,307
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Denmark See Trip Details
  • Elegant Ireland Self Drive: Dublin to Galway

    Explore the Emerald Isle in style and at your own pace. This self-drive Ireland tour takes you from Dublin to Waterford, Limerick, the Cliffs of Moher and many more picturesque parts of the country.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,524
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Ireland See Trip Details
  • Essential Costa Rica

    From toucans to arrow frogs, Central America’s rainforest is rich with colourful treasures. Our Essential Costa Rica tour features Tortuguero National Park, the Arenal Volcano area, and Monteverde Cloud Forest.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,499
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Single Friendly, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Costa Rica See Trip Details
  • Essential Faroe Islands Self-Drive

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Explore the remote Faroe Islands on an incredible self-drive tour. As you head island to island, you’ll cross windswept cliffs, see puffing colonies, climb the world’s highest promontory, and travel back in time as you visit medieval churches and follow in the footsteps of the Vikings.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,686
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Faroe Islands See Trip Details
  • Essential New Zealand (Self Drive)

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Get to know both of New Zealand’s islands by driving through their most popular sites. Travel from Auckland to Christchurch, visiting Rotorua, Queenstown and Milford Sound in between.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,869
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Self-Drives
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Faroe Islands Complete Self-Drive

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Explore the remote Faroe Islands on this self-drive Denmark tour. Travelling from island to island, you’ll explore windswept moorlands, see puffin colonies on towering cliff sides, and seemingly travel back in time as you visit Viking settlements and 1000-year-old churches.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
    Faroe Islands See Trip Details
  • Freycinet Lodge

    Pick up your rental car and drive to Tasmania’s rugged East Coast. With its prime location, Freycinet Lodge is the ideal base for exploring the amazing natural landscapes that surround it.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 649
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Great Barrier Reef Self Drive from Cairns

    Beginning and ending in Cairns, drive Tropical North Queensland, visit the Tropical Tablelands, the Daintree Cape Tribulation coast and Port Douglas - hub of the Reef and Rainforest coast. Goway's
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 709
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Luxury Wilderness Escape: Self-Drive

    Travel by car across farmland, through Waimakariri Gorge and over the spectacular Southern Alps to the beautiful Arthur’s Pass region, an area not many visitors are lucky enough to see.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 829
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Natural South East Queensland Wildlife & Rainforest: Brisbane to Brisbane Self Drive

    This driving vacation offers plenty of opportunity to get out and about in Queensland’s natural beauty. Drive to and walk through Lockyer Valley, Lamington National Park and Fraser Island.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 849
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Natural Wonders of Norway Self-Drive: Oslo, Geilo, Bergen & More

    MODERATE | SELF-DRIVE: Drive between Oslo and Bergen to see amazing scenery around every bend. Admire Viking longboats at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, visit the world famous wooden buildings of Bryggen in Bergen and hike through the steep mountainsides of Hardangervidda National Park.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Self-Drives
    Norway See Trip Details
  • Outback & Wine Self Drive

    Drive north exploring scenic Flinders Ranges National Park and Wilpena Pound. Next head south to Clare Valley, “the most unblemished wine region in Australia” before returning to Adelaide.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 719
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Pacific Coast Explorer Self Drive: 7 Days

    Self-drive holidays are a very unique way to travel. Begin in Sydney then head to wine country in Hunter Valley. Next is Port Stephens and Coffs Harbour before arriving in the Gold Coast.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 729
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Pacific Coast Explorer Self Drive: 9 Days

    Drive the Pacific Coast and get to know its many highlights travelling from Brisbane to Cairns with stops at Fraser Island and Rockhampton, the Whitsundays, Townsville and Mission Beach.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 859
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Red Centre Self Drive

    Drive the Red Centre and explore the best the region has to offer. Travel through Alice Springs to Kings Canyon before arriving at Uluru/Ayers Rock, the world’s biggest monolith.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 659
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Shipwreck Coast Explorer: Self Drive

    Starting and finishing in Melbourne, enjoy a self drive tour along Victoria’s southwest coast. The Great Ocean Road offers amazing scenery, unforgettable natural features and quaint towns making it a unique vacation spot.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 699
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • South Island In-Depth: Self Drive

    Drive the South Island experiencing all it has to offer. Enjoy whale watching, Abel Tasman National Park and the Glacier Region as well as Queenstown and Scottish influenced Dunedin.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,129
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Tasmanian Circle: 9 Days Hobart to Hobart Self Drive

    The tiny island of Tasmania has much to offer. Drive through Strahan then the Cradle Mountains, famous for alpine scenery, to Hobart stopping at Launceston, Swansea and Port Arthur.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 919
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Tasmanian Self Drive: Launceston to Hobart (or V.V.)

    FIRST-CLASS | SELF-DRIVE: Enjoy driving through Tasmania, taking in its stunning unspoiled wilderness. From Launceston travel to Swansea, explore the east coast’s beaches, granite outcrops and deserted caves.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 399
    Trip Type:
    Self-Drives, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
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